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CERTIFIED /LICENSED ALCOHOL & DRUG COUNSELOR **$1500 SIGN ON BONUS**

Company: Gateway Foundation Inc
Location: Jackson
Posted on: June 30, 2024

Job Description:

Why Join our Midstate Correctional team?

  • First licensed substance use disorder treatment provider and CARF accredited program in the state of New Jersey
  • No other correctional institution like this in the state of New Jersey for incarcerated individuals to house individuals with substance use disorders
  • You have the ability to work very closely to all other departments in the facility such as medical, mental health, education, and more.
  • Employee recognition including awards such as Employee of the Month
  • Free meals while working on shift provided by the Department of Corrections!
  • Gateway also assists with covering the cost of obtaining and maintaining credentials for career advancement, including for CEUs! -Are you looking to find personal and professional fulfillment, and align your career with your values? - -At Gateway Foundation, our employees have an opportunity to make a difference every day by helping people with substance abuse issues gain control of their lives. -Gateway Foundation is a recognized non-profit leader in evidence-based treatment proven to get results. Our experts in Addiction Medicine-including highly educated clinical and medical professionals and expert psychiatrists and nurses-deliver care that never stops. Throughout Gateway's proud history of helping others, dedicated and professional employees have been vital to accomplishing our life-saving mission. -If you are a collaborative professional who shares our commitment to helping people with substance abuse and mental health issues turn their lives around - GATEWAY IS THE PLACE FOR YOU! -Sign on Bonus of $1,500 Available for Substance Abuse Counselors! - -Certified Substance Abuse Counselors are responsible for:
    • Completes comprehensive assessment of clients' substance abuse history and treatment requirements, and prepares individualized developmentally appropriate treatment plan. -
    • Provides individual and group counseling, and educational programs in accordance with treatment plan.
    • Documents treatment and discharge plans, and clients' progress and responses to treatments; and maintains related records and charts. -
    • Performs case management and contributes to client care monitoring.
    • Caseload typically includes some complex cases requiring more intensive services.Work schedule is Tuesday through Saturday. Tues- Fri 12:30pm - 9:00pm and Sat - 7:30am - 4:00pmYou will also be eligible to receive a shift differential of $3 per hour when working Tues-Friday, 12:30pm-9pm shift. -Job Requirements:
      • Current certification or qualification as an alcohol, drug, or substance abuse counselor in New Jersey. -(CADC, LCADC, LPC)
      • Associates or Bachelor's degree in psychology, social work, mental health counseling, or substance abuse counseling preferred
      • Ability to perform assessment, treatment planning, and counseling, and provide intensive services for some complex cases, with minimal supervision and direction, at a level normally acquired through two years prior experience in the substance abuse field -Physical Requirements:
      • Ability to walk and move about the facilities for up to two hours at a time, to monitor and interact with clients
      • Exerting up to 10 pounds of force occasionally and/or negligible amount of force frequently or constantly to lift, carry, push, pull or otherwise move objects.
      • Ability to use a keyboard and video display terminal to receive, retrieve, and/or audit information and data
      • Ability to record, proofread and check documents and files for accuracy
      • Ability to respond to telephones, and to hear and detect alarms and unusual noises -Annual Salary -(based on experience and credentials):
        • Certified/Licensed Counselor - $29-37/hour.
        • Uncertified Counselor - $19-26/hour. -Competitive Compensation and Benefits: -Gateway Foundation values its employees and provides an inclusive and diverse work environment where dedicated employees can make a difference. We are committed to engaging and rewarding our employees in meaningful ways. For eligible employees, we provide a Total Rewards Package that includes:
          • ***1,500 Sign-On Bonus Available***
          • Health Insurance - Including a wellness premium incentive opportunity
          • Dental & Vision Insurance
          • Paid Time Off - Including 18 days of PTO and 9 paid holidays in the first year
          • Health Savings Accounts
          • Flexible Spending Accounts -
          • Commuter Accounts
          • 403(b) Retirement Plan with company match -
          • Life and AD&D Insurance
          • Short-Term and Long-Term Disability (LTD)
          • Employee Assistance Program (EAP)
          • Gateway is a qualified employer for Public Service Loan Forgiveness (PSLF)
          • Tuition Reimbursement
          • Training & Development Programs -Gateway Foundation is an Equal Opportunity Employer: Race/Color/Sex/Sexual Orientation/ Gender Identity/Religion/National Origin/Disability/Vets. Please view Equal Employment Opportunity Posters provided by OFCCP here.

Keywords: Gateway Foundation Inc, Lakewood , CERTIFIED /LICENSED ALCOHOL & DRUG COUNSELOR **$1500 SIGN ON BONUS**, Other , Jackson, New Jersey

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